Ulrike Tschabitzer-Handler has been working as a freelance curator in fashion and its neighbouring fields, architecture, photography and electronic music, since 1992. She likes to work with artists from different fields for her projects. In 1999 she curated the internationally acclaimed theme exhibition, fast forward - Mode in den Medien der 90er (fashion in the media of the 90s), at k/haus Künstlerhaus Vienna together with Christian Muhr where renowned designers such as Comme des Garҫons, Hussein Chalayan, Viktor & Rolf, Raf Simons or Issey Miyake presented their work in installations. An adapted version of fast forward was also successfully shown at the CCAC Institute in San Francisco. That same year she also supervised projects dealing with the presentation of fashion at the University of Applied Arts Vienna.
Since its inception in 2000, Ulrike Tschabitzer-Handler has been managing the content conception of Unit F büro für mode as creative director. As such she has been responsible for the festival for fashion & photography and numerous publications (including The All Season Fashion Paper, Pocket Guide, MODEBUCH, b-guided special - Austrian Fashion). Together with Andreas Oberkanins she has also conceived the repositioning of numerous national and international lifestyle clients (incl. so fresh. the jewellery award by Pierre Lang, Editorial Award for Diesel and Römerquelle, KONTAKT. Fashion Award by Erste Bank). She is Co-Owner and CD of the branding-agency Brand-Unit since 2011. www.brand-unit.com